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When Less Is More
For the past 20 years, the U.S. military has invested heavily in the Middle East. Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump both attempted to shift assets out of the region and...
By Ilan Goldenberg, Becca Wasser, Elisa Catalano Ewers & Lilly Blumenthal
The international community may find Iran ready to consider a return to negotiations in 2021—regardless of the results in November....
By Ilan Goldenberg, Elisa Catalano Ewers & Kaleigh Thomas
Escalation or Negotiation?
In May 2019, the Center hosted an all-day tabletop exercise to game out three scenarios related to the crisis surrounding U.S.-Iran tensions over Iran’s nuclear enrichment pro...
By Elisa Catalano Ewers, Ilan Goldenberg, Nicholas Heras & Kaleigh Thomas
A Realistic Path for Progress on Iran
Introduction and Recommendations The Trump administration has adopted an aggressive Iran strategy. The United States seeks to achieve—via the application of maximum pressure—n...
By Eric Brewer, Elisa Catalano Ewers, Ilan Goldenberg, Peter Harrell, Nicholas Heras, Elizabeth Rosenberg & Ariane Tabatabai
Contain, Enforce, and Engage
Foreword The United States ended a thirty-five-year diplomatic vacuum with Tehran with one objective in mind: to stop it from developing a nuclear weapon. The Joint Comprehens...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Ilan Goldenberg, Elisa Catalano Ewers, Jarrett Blanc, Ariel E. Levite & Karim Sadjadpour
Executive Summary The U.S. monopoly on drones has ended. More than 30 nations already have or are developing armed drones, and at least 90 nations, as well as some non-state a...
By Elisa Catalano Ewers, Lauren Fish, Michael Horowitz, Alexandra Sander & Paul Scharre